American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Croton, which includes the sources of cascarilla bark and croton oil.
- n. An Old World tropical evergreen shrub (Codiaeum variegatum) widely cultivated as a houseplant for its glossy multicolored foliage.
- n. Any of various plants, of the genus Croton, that yield croton oil.
- n. A tropical evergreen shrub, Codiaeum variegatum, having glossy foliage, cultivated as a houseplant.
- n. New York City, historical The main water supply pipe to a building or apartment, from the Croton River, dams, reservoirs and aqueduct supplying New York City with water.
- New Latin Croton, genus name, from Greek krotōn, castor oil plant. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Popular in the Mexican garden, croton is usually a hedge or foundation plant.”
“The croton is a preferred victim, but it also attacks guava, strangler fig, Mysore fig, mango, firebush, wild coffee, marlberry and satinwood.”
“Wintering doves usually concentrate on areas holding abundant native seeds such as croton, pigweed, ragweed, wild sunflower and any number of varieties of "grass.”
“They showed us a plant of the compositae order, twenty feet high (the Eupatorium laevigatum of Lamarck), the rose of Belveria, * celebrated for the brilliancy of its purple flowers, and the dragon’s-blood of this country, which is a kind of croton not yet described.”
“Brownea racemosa.) celebrated for the brilliancy of its purple flowers, and the dragon's-blood of this country, which is a kind of croton not yet described.”
“Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the ponytail palm, croton and dwarf poinciana .... read more flora”
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“Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the ponytail palm, croton and dwarf poinciana.”
“There are few drawbacks to the croton, however there may be some staining from latex sap, and a low level toxicity to mammals.”
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